A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 24 km S of Karpathos, Greece (15 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:46:00 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.1657° East, 35.2927° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 09:46:00 / December 3, 2019 @ 9:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006fht. Id of event: us70006fht.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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